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Body image & adolescents (chapter from book)

body image book
Body Image and the Media provides a balanced look at a hot-button topic. Explore the pros and cons of the idealized portrayal of people in different types of media, what effects this has on a boy’s or girl’s body image, the dangers of a negative body image, and what people do to change their bodies (including eating disorders and cosmetic surgery), as well as the influence of parents and peers on a person’s body image. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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Hardback  0761942475
Paperback 0761942483

Measuring Up

Measuring Up:
How Advertising Affects Self-Image
by Vickie Rutledge Shields, Dawn Heinecken
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ISBN: 0812217918

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